Talent Acquisition Specialist, Sourcing (Contract)

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Human Resources
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This is a six month contract position. 


We're seeking a Recruiter and Sourcer (Contract) to join our Talent Acquisition team at SAS.  As our newest team member, you’ll contribute to sourcing and lifecycle recruitment strategies that’ll attract the best and brightest talent to our technical, consulting, and sales teams.


If you have a passion for sourcing, a proven track record for delivering results, and have a knack for building strong, connected partnerships, we want you to be part of our collaborative, data-driven, and high-energy recruitment team.


In this role, you’ll be responsible for driving sourcing efforts on high-priority growth areas. You’ll also lead full lifecycle recruitment activities on select requisitions. We're looking for someone with creative ideas, a commitment to providing a strong customer experience, and a vision for how to pipeline talent. Our goal? Attract top talent, anticipate the needs of our internal stakeholders, and ensure candidates understand why SAS is an employer of choice.


What you'll do

  • Source both active and passive candidates through multiple channels with a focus on building our people pipeline.
  • Develop and implement cost effective sourcing and advertising strategies that will minimize the time it takes to fill positions.
  • Manage full lifecycle recruitment process on select requisitions, including: leading discovery meeting with hiring manager, sourcing and screening candidates, submitting the most qualified candidates to hiring team, participating in the interview process, weighing in on hiring decisions, and completing offer negotiations.
  • Drive employee referral campaigns within business units.
  • Create and implement data-driven recruitment strategies to identify the best talent in the market.
  • Determine appropriate sources for advertising and posting positions.
  • Advise clients and leadership on market trends and recommend more effective ways to attract and recruit great talent. Provide exceptional recruitment experience to internal stakeholders and external candidates.
  • Create employer branding campaigns to promote the company image to candidates and external service providers.
  • Meet and exceed established service level agreements.
  • Document candidate evaluation and interview process.
  • Participate in special projects.

What we're looking for

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field.
  • At least five years of professional recruiting or sourcing experience, preferably within the software industry.
  • Proven history of meeting and exceeding talent metrics including, reducing time-to-fill and agency spend.
  • Experience implementing new ideas for attracting talent and building talent pipelines.


  • We love living the #SASlife and believe that happy, healthy people have a passion for life, and bring that energy to work. No matter what your specialty or where you are in the world, your unique contributions will make a difference.
  • Our multi-dimensional culture blends our different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Here, it isn’t about fitting into our culture, it’s about adding to it - and we can’t wait to see what you’ll bring. 

Additional Information:

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SAS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Read more: Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law. Also view the supplement EEO is the Law, and the Pay Transparency notice.


Equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered in place of the above qualifications. The level of this position will be determined based on the applicant's education, skills and experience. Resumes may be considered in the order they are received. SAS employees performing certain job functions may require access to technology or software subject to export or import regulations. To comply with these regulations, SAS may obtain nationality or citizenship information from applicants for employment. SAS collects this information solely for trade law compliance purposes and does not use it to discriminate unfairly in the hiring process.


To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.


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